Bollywood stars celebrate Indian Independence Day

India's favourite celebrities have taken to social media in celebration of the 72nd Independence Day. Here's a pick of our favourites

Bollywood took to the internet to show appreciation for their country and wish everyone a happy Independence Day.

The godfather of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan tweeted in Hindi:

"We are independent and many good wishes for Independence Day. A poem of worshipped Babuji on this occasion" He then posted a poem by his father Harivansh Rai Bachchan about independence:

Akshay Kumar implored his countrymen not to take the sacrifices of the past for granted:

Bollywood stalwart Anil Kapoor tweeted wishing his country a bright future:

Superstar Salman Khan, who is currently in Malta shooting for his upcoming film Bharat, wished a happy Independence Day, but also curiously encouraged everyone to remain "emotionally independent":

Madhuri Dixit also implored people not to forget the sacrifices made:

Ranveer Singh celebrated India's future:

Anushka Sharma had a simple message of well-wishing from her new movie Made in India and also posted a YouTube video of an Indian flag being embroidered:

Shraddha Kapoor saluted the gift of freedom:

Happy 72nd Independence Day everybody!


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